Entry Stair Replacement at the Caroline Street Development

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The New Bedford Housing Authority invites Contractors to submit Bid Proposals for the Entry Stair Replacement at the Caroline Street Development in New Bedford Massachusetts.

Construction cost is estimated to be $ 189,000

Bids will be received until June 3, 2021 at 2:00 pm (local legal time), and publicly opened online, forthwith.


Please review the instructions in the bid documents on how to register as an electronic bidder.  The bids are to be prepared and submitted at www.biddocsonline.com.  Tutorials and instructions on how to complete the electronic bid documents are available online.

All Bids shall be submitted electronically online at www.biddocsonline.com no later than the date and time specified above.

All bids must conform with provisions of Mass. General Law, Chapter 149, Section 44A to 44L inclusive, M.G.L. c.30 § 39M & to minimum wage rates as required by the Davis/ Bacon Acts subject to the provisions of 29 CFR 5.5 as amended by the U.S. Department of Labor. The project is subject to Title VI of the Civil rights Act of 1964, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 and the instructions to Bidders.  The NEW BEDFORD HOUSING AUTHORITY is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Each General Bid shall be accompanied by:

  1. Non-Collusive Affidavit attached to the bid
  2. 5% bid deposit
  3. DCAM Certificate of Eligibility
  4. General Contractor Update Statement
  5. Form HUD-5369A Representations, Certification and Other Statements of Bidders
  6. Bid Bond
  7. HUD Form 2530
  8. Certification of Bidder Regarding Equal Employment Opportunity (HUD Form 4238)
  9. Contractor / Subcontractor Certificate of Compliance – The President Executive Order 11246
  10. Bidder’s Reference Form
  11. Tax Compliance Certification
  12. Certificate of Schedule of Compliance
  13. Certificate of Workmanship Compliance
  14. Section 3 Compliance Agreement – August 2018 – Section B
  15. Massachusetts Executive Order 481
  16. Certificate of Bidder regarding Equal Employment Opportunity

No bid of a General Bidder shall be withdrawn, after opening thereof, prior to thirty (30) days, Saturdays, Sundays, and legal holidays excluded, of the award of the general contract, without the consent of the New Bedford Housing Authority.

Once the Awarding Authority determines the low bidder, it will verify whether the Contractor is eligible by checking the DCAM certification, and responsible by checking the Contractor’s most recent work as listed in the update statement.


The Prime Contractor shall be certified by DCAMM in the category of General Building Construction.


A pre-bid conference shall be held on May 27, 2021 at 10:00 am.  The meeting will start at the 26 Caroline Street, New Bedford. Failure to attend or visit the premises shall be no defense in failure to perform contract terms. There will be no site visits by appointment.


Each bid shall be accompanied by a bid deposit in the form of a bid bond, cash, certified check, treasurer’s check or cashier’s check issued by a responsible bank or trust company made payable to the New Bedford Housing Authority in the amount of 5% of the bid proposal.  The Bid Deposit shall be satisfactory to the Awarding Authority and conditioned upon the faithful performance by the principal of the agreements contained in the Bid. (A scanned copy shall be included with electronic bid.)

Bid Forms and Contract Documents will be available at www.biddocsonline.com (may be viewed electronically and hard copy requested) or at Nashoba Blue, Inc. at 433 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749, on or after 1:00 pm Wednesday May 19, 2021.

There is a plan deposit of $50.00 per set (maximum of 2 sets) payable to Bid Docs Online.  Deposits may be electronically paid or must be a certified or cashier’s check.  This deposit will be refunded for up to two sets for general bidders and for one set for sub-bidders upon return of the sets in good condition within thirty days of receipt of general bids.  Otherwise, the deposit shall be the property of the Awarding Authority.

Additional sets may be purchased or mailed (see www.biddocsonline.com website for rates). Bidders requesting Contract Documents to be mailed to them shall include a separate check for $40.00 per set for UPS Ground (or $65.00 per set for UPS overnight), payable to BidDocs ONLINE Inc. to cover mail handling costs.


This contractor and all subcontractors shall furnish to the Owner, with the first certified payroll report, documentation indicating that each employee has successfully completed 10 hours of an OSHA course in construction safety and health.  This course must be approved by the United States Occupational Health and Safety Administration.


The right is reserved by the New Bedford Housing Authority to reject any or all bids, if it be in their interest to do so.


Minimum rates of pay have been established for the project by the Secretary of Labor in accordance with Public Law 403 and the Seventy-Fourth Congress approved August 10, 1935 as amended.

Bids are subject to M.G.L. c.149 §44 A-J & to minimum wage rates established for the project by the Federal Davis-Bacon Act (DBA)

Contract Filesize: 20 KB
Contract ID#: NBHA #002-2021
Date Contract added: 05/19/21 12:00 AM
Closing Bid Deadline: 06/03/21 2:00 PM
Contract Status: Closed

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The New Bedford Housing Authority cannot track vendors, bidders, or proposers who download an IFB or RFP therefore all bidders, vendors and proposers who download an IFB or RFP are responsible for checking the website periodically for any addenda to the IFB or RFP issued by the New Bedford Housing Authority. Addendums could be issued up to 48 hours before the bid closing.

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Awarded To

DDC Construction, Inc. 20 Query St. New Bedford, MA 02745 $161,250.00